New species and new records of the lichen genus Cratiria (Physciaceae, Ascomycota) in Australia

John A. Elix


Cratiria burleighensis Elix, C. streimannii Elix and C. verdonii Elix are described as new to science and C. amphorea (Eckfeldt) Marbach is reported from Queensland and New South Wales, Australia for the first time. The new combination Cratiria subtropica (Elix) Elix is made and this species is reported as new to Queensland. In addition, C. lauricassiae (Fée) Marbach and C. obscurior (Stirt.) Marbach & Kalb are reported as new to New South Wales.


Plant diversity research; Cratiria; Australia; new species

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